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Guidelines, Applications, Resources and Rentals

flower Click here for a complete list of Decatur's annual events

Event Resources
Special Event Regulations
Bandstand Rental
Block Party Permit Application
Green Tips for Decatur Event Planners
July 4th Parade Guidelines

Special Event Permits and Information

The City of Decatur has a full schedule of events throughout the year.

A special event is any activity scheduled in downtown Decatur or the Oakhurst business district that requires the use of the square, the bandstand or Harmony Park for a duration of four or more hours, that impacts local businesses, and/or attracts a crowd of 100 or more.

A walk/run involves a walk or run on city streets that requires police support and traffic control, is concluded in a relatively short time frame, and/or involves no alcohol or food sales.

Information on applying for special event permits:
>Special Event Permit General Information (PDF)
>Walk/Run Permit Application (PDF)
>Special Event Permit Application (MS Word)
>Special Event One-day Beer Wine Permit Information (MS Word)

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